New International Version
The Merarite clans: Mahli and Mushi. These were the Levite clans, according to their families.
King James Bible
And the sons of Merari by their families; Mahli, and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to the house of their fathers.
Darby Bible Translation
And the sons of Merari according to their families: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to their fathers' houses.
World English Bible
The sons of Merari by their families: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to their fathers' houses.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Merari by their families are Mahli and Mushi; these are the families of the Levites, by the house of their fathers.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Moses numbered them - Though Moses and Aaron conjointly numbered the twelve tribes, yet Moses alone numbered the Levites; "for as the money with which the first-born of Israel, who exceeded the number of Levites, were redeemed, was to be paid to Aaron and his sons, Numbers 3:48, it was decent that he, whose advantage it was that the number of the first-born of Israel should exceed, should not be authorized to take that number himself." - Dodd, from Bishop Kidder.
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LibraryFifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the …
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The Fifth Commandment
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of Levi according to their records.
The Kohathite clans: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
To Gershon belonged the clans of the Libnites and Shimeites; these were the Gershonite clans.
2 Chronicles 29:12
Then these Levites set to work: from the Kohathites, Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah; from the Merarites, Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel; from the Gershonites, Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah;
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